What Happened on November 7, 1944

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events


Electoral defeatElection of Interest

Franklin D. Roosevelt is re-elected President of the United States for a record fourth term, defeating Republican candidate Thomas E. Dewey

32nd US President Franklin D. Roosevelt
32nd US President
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Governor of New York Thomas E. Dewey
Governor of New York
Thomas E. Dewey
  • Train crashes in tunnel of Aguadilla Spain; about 500 die

Famous Birthdays

  • James Dashow, American/Italian composer, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Jim Watkins, actor (Jerry-Magician), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Joe Niekro, baseball knuckler (NY Yankees)
  • Ken Patera, American professional wrestler
  • Luigi Riva, Italian footballer

Famous Deaths

  • Richard Sorge & Ozaki, spies, hanged in Tokyo